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2 definitions found
 for Nab
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nab \Nab\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nabbed (n[a^]bd); p. pr. & vb.
     n. Nabbing.] [Dan nappe, or Sw. nappa.]
     1. To catch or seize suddenly or unexpectedly. [Colloq.]
        --Smollett.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To capture; to arrest; as, the police nabbed the culprit
        wtrying to hide in the basement.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nab \Nab\ (n[a^]b), n. [Cf. Knap, Knop, Knob.]
     1. The summit of an eminence. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Firearms) The cock of a gunlock. --Knight.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Locksmithing) The keeper, or box into which the lock is
        shot. --Knight.
        [1913 Webster]

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